Posted by: Joan Pilar | 06/17/2022

Annual Meeting Notice

Notice of Annual Meeting and Related Documents
Saturday, July 2, 2022
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Location is in Aster Court – Please bring your own chair for sitting

You are hereby invited to join your East Meadows Board of Directors for the Annual Informational Homeowners Meeting being held this year on Saturday July 2, 2022 set to start at 8:30 am. The Board is holding the meeting outdoors. Remember to bring your own chair, coffee will be provided, but feel free to bring your own beverages and snacks.
This year the EM HOA volunteers for the Kirkwood Fire Wise Committee will be giving a short presentation of what the Kirkwood Fire Wise Committee has been doing over the past several months .
The meeting agenda is included in this packet for your review before the meeting. The Board welcomes you to contact any of your Board Members, or Karen Higgins, if you have an additional topic you would like to be presented or discussed during the meeting, but is not currently on the agenda. This will allow your Board or the support team members to prepare or collect any information that can help in the discussion.
The Board would like to remind everyone we have some upcoming vacancies for the Board of Directors, from Board Members who are resigning after serving several consecutive terms. If you are interested in serving on the Board, please let Karen or one of your Board Members know at the annual meeting, or drop us an email.
We hope to see all of you at the annual meeting, to learn what is going on in your Association, not to mention to say Hello to your fellow neighbors, or meet them if you are new to the Association.
The Board of Directors, East Meadows Homeowners Association

Posted by: Joan Pilar | 04/15/2022

New Caltrans Signs Public Meeting

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to install lighted overhead billboards in and around the Kirkwood and Carson Pass areas and on State Routes 4, 88, and 89 in Amador, Alpine and El Dorado Counties.

Caltrans will hold a Virtual Public Meeting online from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, April 21, 2022, regarding the proposed Carson Transportation Management Systems project. For more project information, and to attend the virtual meeting and submit public comments, visit the Caltrans District 10 website at: The  link to meeting will be posted on this project page prior to meeting. 

The billboard in Hope Valley will be the only ambient light in the entire valley and the Kirkwood billboard will be at the end of the meadow.  Route 88 is a California designated scenic highway. 

Please send comments to Scott Guidi (info below) by 4/21. It’s will have the most impact if they are specific and reasoned. The draft Initial Study with maps and details and the finding that they will have no signifcant impact is available at the link above. 

C. Scott Guidi, Senior Environmental Planner
Phone: (209)479-1839

Example of billboard

East Meadows Board of Directors encourages you to attend this meeting and to send comments prior to 4/21. Visibility of these signs could impact our community.

Posted by: Joan Pilar | 03/28/2022

Kirkwood Firewise Update

March 28, 2022

We are excited to share that we recently received notification that our Firewise USA ® application has been approved!!!!

Kirkwood is now a nationally recognized Firewise USA® program participant!  This is great news for everyone in Kirkwood, especially for the HOAs and entities who joined us for 2022!  Attached is the certificate and below is the link to insurance companies providing a discount to property located in a recognized Firewise Community.

What can you do next?

1) Start discussing and planning projects that will reduce fuels and wildfire hazards within your HOAs and around buildings.  Our committee members are happy to present a presentation to your board and offer project suggestions and recommendations.  (Presentation can be found here)

2) Visit our website and sign up to receive the latest information regarding upcoming seminars, community clean-up days and other important activities.

3) Register for Kirkwood Meadows Public Utility District’s virtual Fire Safety Seminar on May 19, 2022. Learn recommendations for creating defensible space and preparing your home for a wildfire.

Together, we can and will make Kirkwood safer from wildfires! Thank you for your support!

Kirkwood Firewise Committee

Beth McAllister

Ellen Chang

Anne-Flore Dwyer

Sandy Goldberg

Alec Hogg

Anh Oppenheimer

Agnes Perroud

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